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MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

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Our academic faculty members specialise in musicology and ethnomusicology, composition, music technology and performance.

31 March 2019

Jazz @ Beefy's

The Music Department continues its new partnership with Beefys rest...

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26 - 27 April 2019

UK & Ireland LGBTQ+ Music Study Group Symp...

‘Legacies of Resistance, Responding to Oppression: Changing Dynamic...

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29 April 2019

Southampton Showcase

SHOWCASE is a platform to help give exposure to the talented pre-pr...

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23 January 2019

Two Southampton Professors nominated for 2...

Music at Southampton is celebrating a double success as two books b...

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5 November 2018

Southampton PhD researcher shortlisted for...

University of Southampton PhD candidate Cameron Graham has been pla...

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31 August 2018

Southampton Professor appears on BBC Proms...

Professor David Owen Norris will be a studio guest in the last edit...

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